On the Rhode Again

Over the next couple of months I’m on the Rhode again with a couple warm weather destinations in the works. I’m starting to think about what to wear and Rhode Resort definitely makes the cut. This jet set spirit brand designs vacation essentials you’ll not only want to wear to the beach but on the city streets.

  1. Resort Vivienne Dress Shopbop, $445 Dress in the above picture. Also love the midi version with pink tassels. Lena Tasseled Dress Net-A-Porter, $385
  2. Ella Dress Pink Red Floral Shopbop, $385 An exclusive for Shopbop.
  3. Ella Dress Rainbow Shopbop, $395 additional sizing click here.
  4. Lea Belted Dress Net-A-Porter, $410
  5. Eva Dress Shopbop, $395

 

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LBD

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We all need a LBD (little black dress) in our wardrobe. I love this one from See by Chloe, it has slightly puffed shoulders, cinched waist, and ruffled hem. Your next party prep is done!

  1. See by Chloe Ruffle Minidress Nordstrom, $450 look for less Alice + Olivia Judy Puff Sleeve Dress Saks, $198 (on sale).
  2. Lucy Folk Le Memphis Earrings Shopbop, $300
  3. NAMJOSH Velvet Bow Pony Holder Shopbop, $25
  4. Mansur Gavriel Moon Clutch Mansur, $395
  5. Loeffler Randall Emilia Pleated Knot Shoe Loeffler, $350

If you have a ski trip planned this Winter check out Topshop’s  SNO collection. It’s sleek sporty, and functional ski wear that won’t break the bank. Click here to check it out.

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Can you Spot the Difference?

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Can you spot the difference? It’s hard to tell with so many designer look-alike pieces out there in the market place. I’ve pulled together some styles with almost identical look for less alternatives.

  1. Ulla Johnson Brie Dress Forward, $995 look for less Free People Yesica Maxi Dress Shopbop, $128
  2. LOVE SHACK FANCY Lorelei Dress Shopbop, $325 look for less Free People Sydney Mini Dress Shopbop, $148
  3. Nili Lotan Sedella Faux Fur Coat Shopbop, $1,395  look for less Short Faux Fur jacket  & Other Stories, $149 (also love brown color way)
  4. Christian Louboutin Eloise Flat Nordstrom, $575 look for less Sam Edelman Sally Flat Nordstrom, $99.95
  5. Apiece Apart Vera Eyelet Ruffle Shopbop, $295 look for less Free People Sweet Mornings Top Shopbop, $128
  6. A.P.C Half Moon Bag Shopbop, $470 Madewell Half Moon Bag Nordstrom, $98 The name is even the same!
  7. Montelliana Clare Hiker Boot Shopbop, $436 look for less J Crew Nordic Boot Nordstrom, $188
  8. T Alexander Wang Fleece Net-A-Porter, $475 look for less Free People Movement Jacket Shopbop, $98
  9. Max Mara Teddy Bear Coat Moda Operandi, $3,560 look for less Faux Fur Shearling Coat & Other Stories, $179

Haute Holiday

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I ventured over to Beverly Hills yesterday for a lunch date at Avra (it was delish!). While I was there I ran (literally because I was late for pick-up) into the Other Stories boutique. So glad I did because they had so many gorgeous holiday pieces that won’t break the bank. Here are some highlights that will have you looking haute holiday ready!

  1. Glitter Pinstripe Blouse & Other Stories $89
  2. Metallic Leaf Blouse & Other Stories, $59
  3. Metallic Puff Sleeve Blouse & Other Stories, $69 Fabric is almost identical to the Saloni Marissa Dress
  4. Sequin Fringe Pencil Skirt & Other Stories, $99
  5. Wool Blend Glitter Sweater & Other Stories, $69
  6. Sequin Midi Pencil Skirt & Other Stories, $89
  7. Ombre Sequin Midi Dress & Other Stories, $149
  8. Sequin Mini Wrap Dress & Other Stories, $149 also love Sequined Embellished Dress & Other Stories, $149 (not pictured above) Can be worn with or without the belt.

Golden Hour

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  1. Retrofete Grace Mini $615  Also love this velvet midi Reformation Velvet Tiffany Dress $278
  2. Loeffler Randall Metallic Leather Clutch $275 (silver color way is on sale $192.50)
  3. Stilla Heaven’s Hue Highlighter $32 I wear the brilliance shade.
  4. Carolina Bucci 18k Rose Gold Earrings $230
  5. Malone Souliers by Roy Luwolt Maureen Mules $595 Love these if you want an animal print Vince Camuto Sebatini Calf Hair Sandal $99.95

Sequin Season

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  1. RIXO London + Laura Jackson Samantha Dress Net-A-Porter $430 Hemlines are rising with this adorable sequin mini. Here is a long dress option that is extremely flattering, and elegant for the holidays. A.L.C. Avi Dress Bordeaux $645 (25% off at A.L.C.) A.L.C. Avi Dress Navy Nordstrom $645
  2. Brooke Gregson Astrology Necklace $1.430 Net-A-Porter & Lulu Frost 14k Gold Astrology Necklace Shopbop $795 look for less click here.
  3. Jerome Dreyfuss Clic Clac Medium Clutch $230
  4. Bondeye Josie Diamond Ring Goop $825
  5. Loeffler Randall Kassidy Stretch Low Heel Bootie $395

 

photo: Twiggy wearing custom-made sequin dress in Ladies Home Journal (October 1967).